Q: Engine overheated maybe, but now it’s broken

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My 2012 Kia Sorento was running fine one second and the next second it was sputtering and steaming on the side of the road. I am very unhappy with this, this car only has 38,000 miles on it and the engine is totally destroyed. Is this a defect or am I just really unlucky? I don’t know where to go from here, not sure if the warranty will cover this. Mechanic thinks it ran out of oil and failed. How does that happen? There were no leaks.

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